British Motor merchant
|Completed||1924 - William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland|
|Owner||Walter Runciman & Co Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Date of attack||26 Jul 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-34 (Wilhelm Rollmann)|
|Position||55° 43'N, 16° 25'W - Grid AL 6394|
|Complement||32 (0 dead and 32 survivors).|
|Route||Manchester - Naura|
|History||Completed in September 1924 |
|Notes on event|
At 14.47 hours on 26 July 1940, U-34 fired a spread of three torpedoes at ships in convoy OB-188 about 320 miles west of Bloody Foreland and hit two ships with one torpedo each, the Accra and Vinemoor.
The Vinemoor (Master David John Jones) settled slowly by the stern and sank the next day in 55°25N/16°05W. The master and 31 crew members were picked up by HMS Clarkia (K 88) (LtCdr F.J.G. Jones, RNR), transferred to Hollinside and landed at Liverpool.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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